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AS honors men’s soccer team, introduces water refilling stations

AS honors men’s soccer team, introduces water refilling stations

The men’s soccer team attended the Associated Students (AS) meeting on Monday to accept a bouquet of roses for winning first place at the Big West Conference Tour. The team finished with a 15-7-1 record, matching their Division 1 record. In September, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) ranked the CSUN NCAA Men’s Soccer team […]

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Men’s Soccer: Senior defenders solidifying backline

Defense wins championships. A moniker that any team, in any sport, can live by and be successful. So far this season, the Matadors’ men’s soccer team has proven that a solid backline can indeed guide a team to success. The trio of senior defenders, including Joe Franco, Armando Gutierrez, and Yuval Barak have started all […]

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Men’s Soccer: Northridge edges No. 4 UCSB on the road

The Matadors continued their hot play Sunday as they shutout No. 4 UC Santa Barbara in a 1-0 road victory.Recording its ninth win of the season, and its seventh out of the last eight games, Northridge (9-4-0) have bested their win total from last season, when they finished 8-8-3. The victory on Sunday was the […]

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Men’s Soccer: Matadors lengthen win streak to five

Men’s Soccer: Matadors lengthen win streak to five

In their first Big West Conference game of the season, the Matadors (7-3) defeated UC Davis  (2-4-4) 2-0 at home capping off a five-game winning streak with three straight shutouts. Freshman midfielder David Turcios scored his first career goal in the seventh minute of the first half while sophomore forward Edwin Rivas scored CSUN’s second […]

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Men’s Soccer: Northridge offense too much for Temple

Men’s Soccer: Northridge offense too much for Temple

CSUN’s  men’s soccer offensive output continued this weekend with a 2-1 victory over visiting Temple University Sunday afternoon.Though the scoreboard does not look as if it was a dominating performance, it was a one-sided battle for most of the night between the teams. Exploding out of the gate, the Matadors’ (4-3)offense put pressure on Temple […]

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Men’s Soccer: Army invades CSUN for home-opener

Men’s Soccer: Army invades CSUN for home-opener

The men’s soccer team (2-3) welcomes Army (2-3) to Matador Field on Friday at 7 p.m. for the first home game of the season.It’s been a long and rough road so far in 2012 for the Matadors. CSUN played their first five games on the road, including two on the east coast. “I forgot we […]

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Rebels tame Matadors in second half

Rebels tame Matadors in second half

CSUN kept up with UNLV early Friday afternoon, but crumbled in the second half and extended its losing streak to three games in the 3-1 loss. Two second-half goals were enough to put away a CSUN (2-3-0), which has struggled to finish on numerous chances so far this season. The loss also concludes the five-game […]

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Lone Hoyas’ goal gives Matadors first loss of season

Lone Hoyas’ goal gives Matadors first loss of season

The Matadors were handed their first loss of the season Friday as they fell 1-0 to No. 23 Georgetown at North Kehoe Field. Northridge (2-1) matched the Hoyas (3-0) when it came to shots on goal, fouls and yellow cards, but Georgetown was more aggressive as they tallied more shots and corner kicks. The Hoyas […]

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Men’s soccer: Matador midfielder Garcia gets drafted by the LA Galaxy

Men’s soccer: Matador midfielder Garcia gets drafted by the LA Galaxy

Rafael Garcia has been a fan of the Los Angeles Galaxy since he was a child. Now he has a chance to put on the jersey and take the field as a member of the squad after being drafted in the second round with the 38th overall pick of the MLS Supplemental Draft. “This was […]

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M-Soccer: Improved Matadors doomed by close last-minute losses in 2011

M-Soccer: Improved Matadors doomed by close last-minute losses in 2011

With CSUN sweeping its conference series over Cal State Fullerton in a 2-1 victory Saturday night, the Matadors ended their season with an overall record of 8-8-3, 4-4-2 in the Big West Conference. Overtime was the problem that plagued Northridge for the entire season as the Matadors only went 0-4-3 in games that went beyond […]

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M-Soccer: Matadors eliminated from playoff contention, lose to UCSB in 2OT

M-Soccer: Matadors eliminated from playoff contention, lose to UCSB in 2OT

For the fourth time this season the Matadors lost in overtime, but this time it cost them the season. To make matters worse, CSUN eliminated itself from playoff contention on an own goal with only 19 seconds left in the second overtime period against UC Santa Barbara as the Matadors fell to the Gauchos 3-2 […]

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M-Soccer: After two straight draws, Matadors in desperate need of a win against UCSB

M-Soccer: After two straight draws, Matadors in desperate need of a win against UCSB

With only two matches left on the schedule, CSUN (7-7-3) finds itself in a critical situation. With a Big West Conference record of 3-3-2, the Matadors have dropped to fifth place and need a win against UC Santa Barbara (11-5-1, 4-4) tonight at Matador Soccer Field to remain in contention for a spot in the […]

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